Construction Litigation Support
Consultants and forensic experts providing complex and highly technical testimony based upon many years of experience in the design and building of structures for human occupancy.Areas of Expertise
Construction Expert Witness and Mediator
Founder and Chief Executive of MPGroup
Michael S. Poles utilizes 58 years of diverse education, specialized training, and a lifetime of experiences in the business of design and construction of buildings.Meet Michael Poles
Essential to Credible Expert Witness Testimony
Personal working relationships with clients, built on communication and mutual trust to produce desirable results that often lead to successful outcomes.Contact Us Today
Experts Working Closely with California Lawyers Providing Construction Litigation Support
WHO WE ARE
Established in 1962, MPGroup was created by Michael S. Poles (a second-generation General Contractor), and has since evolved into a Los Angeles County based construction consulting firm.
We are a professional collaboration of architects, engineers, contractors, and other construction technical experts skilled in the design, management, and construction of all types of buildings for human occupancy.
Venturing forward through 2021, our courtroom seasoned team of experts are committed to excellence, and continue to utilize their many years of hands-on experience in construction litigation support with skillful testimony.
We effectively educate the triers of fact in the technical aspects of the case and are committed to the highest professional and ethical standards to assist legal counsel and their clients realize positive results.
WHAT WE DO
MPGroup provides a diversity of construction related services for businesses, insurance companies and consumers, with our primary service sector being Construction Litigation Support, under the direction of legal counsel:
CONSTRUCTION FORENSIC EXPERT WITNESSES
Utilizing 58 years of hands-on experience, we have consulted and testified in a multitude of construction issues ranging from SAFETY to CONSTRUCTION DEFECTS (SB 800) for all types of projects including apartments, commercial, condominiums, custom homes, fire stations, hospitals, hotels, industrial, office buildings, police stations, public schools, public works, shopping centers, single-family residential, skilled nursing facilities, tenant improvement, theme parks and tract housing.
While serving both plaintiff and defense sides of the aisle, we follow the material facts. Our expert team understands the technical and legal challenges while working very closely with our clients to convey all construction-related technical aspects of their case assuring they are fully prepared for mediation, arbitration, or trial.
Contact our office now for your initial consultation and discover how we can make all the difference for your case: (800) 684-9100
WE GET RESULTS!
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CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) INFORMATION
Pursuant to the current COVID-19 Pandemic, all appearances shall be conducted in strict accordance with all applicable Federal, State and County Health Code recommendations and appearances shall be conducted either in person when deemed safe, or TELECONFERENCING via Zoom or Skype.
All site inspections shall be treated on an individual basis and considered when and how they may be conducted in strict accordance with established guidelines and considered to be safe for all parties
CONSTRUCTION EXPERIENCE MATTERS
Celebrating 58 years of hands-on construction experience
LITIGATION SUPPORT MATTERS
40+ years working with trial lawyers in California. We understand legalese
HIRE A VETERAN
Veterans of the United States Military bring to the business world a proven ability to deliver technical and organizational skills. MPGroup is a Veteran Owned Business Enterprise.
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58 Years of Hands-On Experience
Hands-on experience and construction technical expertise
Experience with many businesses, insurance, law firms, & individuals
Specialists with California building codes and construction defects law (SB 800)
Committed to the highest professional and ethical standards
A highly specialized team of professionals ready to meet your goals
Construction litigation support and skillful mediation services for positive resultsContact Us
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Experience, Specialized Training, & Diverse Lifetime Experiences
Michael S. Poles, GC, CM, RCI, DABFET, ACFE
As the founding principal of MPGroup, Michael S. Poles has a wide and extensive field of capabilities within the construction industry. Utilizing 58 years of personal hands-on experience as a general building contractor ( California License No. 263193-B ), construction manager, and building inspector with numerous years in building code enforcement, he brings unique expertise and a complete team of professionals to assist legal counsel with the litigated case.
Furthermore, Michael is a mediator trained by the Institute for Mediation Studies and at the Strauss Institute for Dispute Resolution at the Pepperdine University School of Law. He has served 6 years mediating cases for the Los Angeles County Superior Court as a member of their panel of neutrals. Michael Poles currently provides private construction and premises liability mediation services, as a “non-attorney” mediator.